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Holiday Dip and Veggies

Here's an easy way to make a festive splash in no time. A simple dip that you can whip up in minutes is paired with creatively placed veggies that make a snowy Christmas scene.

Ingredients

Dip

12 oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk
3 tsp chopped fresh dill
3 small garlic cloves, minced
3/4 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Veggies

2 heads broccoli florets
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1/4 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin or
1/2 oz pretzel sticks
1 bunch cauliflower, cut into florets
 

Preparation

Dip

In a bowl, combine cream cheese, buttermilk, dill, garlic, onion powder, salt and black pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and keep chilled while assembling the “Christmas tree.”

Veggies

On a flat platter, arrange the broccoli florets in a tree pattern with the cherry tomatoes in 2 layers as “ornaments.” Arrange the bell pepper strips in the shape of a star at the top of the “tree.”

Arrange the pretzel sticks as the tree “trunk.” Arrange the cauliflower florets as the “snow” at the bottom of the tree.

Serve the dip with the vegetables.

Nutrition

Serving size: 2 Tbsp dip

Calories: 70; Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 12mg; Sodium: 178mg; Carbohydrates: 5g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 3g


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Date Last Reviewed: September 11, 2020
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